All libraries are closed until further notice. No late fines will be assessed for overdue items, and you can return materials when libraries reopen. COVID-19 response and resources.
Todas las bibliotecas están cerradas hasta nuevo aviso. Más información.

  1. Text that reads: All Los Angeles Public Library locations are closed until further notice

What We Are Reading

  • Disturbance: surviving Charlie Hebdo

    Disturbance: surviving Charlie Hebdo

    Lançon, Philippe
  • Five days gone : the mystery of my mother's disappearance as a child

    Five days gone : the mystery of my mother's disappearance as a child

    Cumming, Laura
  • Oona Out of Order

    Oona Out of Order

    Montimore, Margarita
  • Slouching Towards Bethlehem: Essays

    Slouching Towards Bethlehem: Essays

    Didion, Joan.

    The Scheherazade of the essay, as she lures you in with that first sentence, and then takes you places never imagined.

  • The beneficiary : fortune, misfortune, and the story of my father

    The beneficiary : fortune, misfortune, and the story of my father

    Scott, Janny
  • Heart of Junk

    Heart of Junk

    Geddes, Luke
  • News of the world : a novel

    News of the world : a novel

    Jiles, Paulette, 1943-
  • The big goodbye : Chinatown and the last years of Hollywood

    The big goodbye : Chinatown and the last years of Hollywood

    Wasson, Sam
  • The future of another timeline

    The future of another timeline

    Newitz, Annalee, 1969-
  • Eight Perfect Murders: A Novel

    Eight Perfect Murders: A Novel

    Swanson, Peter

    The owner of a Boston bookshop specializing in mysteries posts a list of books on the store’s blog.


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    Coronavirus

    Information about the COVID-19 virus and how to keep you and your loved ones safe.

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